MCC works with countries committed to good governance, economic freedom and investment in their people to reduce poverty through economic growth.

Washington DC
Joined June 2009
MCC’s latest scorecards include Employment Opportunity, a new indicator that measures disability rights, forced labor, workplace discrimination, and more. This indicator supports MCC’s Inclusion & Gender Strategy, which aims to achieve broad-based growth. mcc.gov/blog/entry/blog-1014…
"MCC’s model is a counterweight to other development actors, and we have a proven record of effectiveness in building out infrastructure.... The MCC Model encourages country partners to double down on good governance, democratic rights, and anticorruption" mcc.gov/news-and-events/spee…
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MCC knows that widespread exclusion or inequality may constrain economic growth. In this episode off the MCC podcast, we talk about the importance of integrating inclusion and gender in development to create more equitable economic growth. mcc.gov/news-and-events/podc…
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“Literacy is a bridge from misery to hope,” said Kofi Annan. MCC & the Government of #Niger are building that bridge for thousands of adults. We celebrate the work being done in the Niger Compact to improve rural literacy: mcc.gov/news-and-events/slid…
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MCC is exploring the application of remote sensing technology as a part of its new investment in Lesotho since it allows the agency to track changes over time in crop yield and land use management using minimal resources. mcc.gov/blog/entry/blog-1116…
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"Analyzing trends from 2009-2012, it appears that assistance influenced artisans to continue producing & selling handicrafts, whereas artisans who did not receive assistance were more likely to transition out of handicraft production & sales." Read more: mcc.gov/resources/doc/evalbr…
The average difference between pre-treatment and post-treatment periods was respectively 1.74 gigawatt hours of avoided monthly electricity losses and 79 hours of less downtime across all three hydropower plants. mcc.gov/resources/doc/evalbr…
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MCC’s $345 million Malawi Compact (2013-2018) funded the $20M Environmental and Natural Resources Management Project. Among the results: Increased yields, income, and ability to attend to well-being contribute to sustainability of maintained activities. mcc.gov/resources/doc/evalbr…
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Read the final evaluation brief on the Irrigation Activity and Post-Harvest Activity included in the Ghana Compact (2007-2012), which built and rehabilitated irrigation schemes, constructed post-harvest infrastructure, and improved public sector capacity. mcc.gov/resources/doc/evalbr…
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Final Evaluation Brief: Transitioning Producers to Higher-Profit Activities in El Salvador   One finding: Assistance to existing maker-owned enterprises in handicrafts was successful, likely because they had already proven their businesses' viability. mcc.gov/resources/doc/evalbr…
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📅 TODAY 🕑 2:00 pm ET Join @ACAfricaCenter’s discussion on US relations with Africa featuring @MCC_CEO Alice Albright (@MCCgov), along with #Benin Minister @WadagniRomuald, #Malawi Minister Sosten Gwengwe, @ramayade, and @as_bello. #AroundThe2022Summit atlanticcouncil.org/event/a-…
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During the @TheBushCenter’s #StruggleForFreedom conference, I highlighted how MCC strengthens democratic institutions and protects fundamental freedoms. Watch the full event here: bushcenter.org/events-and-ex…
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Yesterday, an MCC delegation visited @PaulQuinn1872 and @UT_Dallas to meet with students to discuss how they can apply their skills, education, and expertise to a career in international #development. Learn more: mcc.gov/careers/internships #MCCRoadshow
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Bonjour à tous ! Je suis Wafaa Mokhlis, une jeune marocaine de 20 ans, stagiaire à l’Institut Spécialisé du Bâtiment (ISB) à Casablanca. Découvrez mon histoire👇 mcamorocco.ma/fr/cest-mon-hi…
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"MCC is a key agency in supporting the most fragile states.... MCC thrives as an independent government agency that has consistently taken a long-term approach to economic development and works with countries to catalyze private-sector investments." mcc.gov/news-and-events/spee…
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A final evaluation brief on the effects of supporting handicraft producers in El Salvador found that despite increased production and modest employment gains, there was no impact on income, which before the project was less than $50 per month. Learn more: mcc.gov/resources/doc/evalbr…
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At 10:00 AM EST, Alicia Phillips Mandaville, Vice President for Policy and Evaluation at MCC, will be testifying before the @HouseForeign Subcommittee on Africa, Global Health and Global Human Rights. Tune into the live stream: foreignaffairs.house.gov/hea…
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